17 October 2019 | Brussels, Belgium

Agenda

Thursday
17 Oct 2019
08:15 – 09:15
Registration & Welcome Coffee
09:15 – 09:30
Opening Remarks
  • Lt Gen John Sams, Chairman, ARSAG & AAR Conference Moderator
09:30 – 10:40
Air-to-Air Refuelling: the political view
  • 09:30 Ank Bijleveld, Minister of Defence, The Netherlands
  • 10:00 Camille Grand, Assistant Secretary General Defence Investment, NATO
  • 10:20 Jorge Domecq, Chief Executive, EDA
10:40 – 11:10
Coffee break
11:10 – 12:00
Air-to-Air Refuelling: Optimisation
  • 11:10 Colonel Ed Markie , AIRCOM, Explanation of SRD1
  • 11:25 Colonel Juergen Wallwei, German Military Aviation Authority: AAR Clearances in a Total Aviation Concept
  • 11:45 Dave Benson, USAF ARCA: US certification process and Read across processes.

12:00 – 12:30
Air-to-Air Refuelling: the operational view
  • 12:00 BGen Ertunc Ertufanli, Deputy Chief of Staff Plans, AIRCOM, Impacts of Airworthiness Clearances on Alliance and National operational planning
  • 12:15  Maj Gen Laurent Marboef, Commander EATC, Operational demand
12:30 – 14:00
Lunch
14:00 – 15:00
Air-to-Air Refuelling: Capability Development
  • 14:00 Maj Gen Jose Maria Juanas, Spanish Air Force: National brief on Capability Development
  • 14:20 Jan der Kinderen, MMF program manager, NSPA: MMF
  • 14:40 Gary Palmer, A400M program manager, OCCAR: A400M
15:00 – 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 – 17:00
Air-to-Air Refuelling: the industry view
  • 15:30 Intro Lt Gen Sams
  • 15:45 Industry briefs on Autonomous AAR (A3R) and Multi-Mission roles for AAR tanker platforms in a networked capability environment: 
    • Airbus Defence and Space , Jose LuisDe Miguel cortes
    • Boeing, Stephen Tripp
    • Cobham, Greg Bagwell 
    • Embraer, Simon Johns
    • Panel discussion
17:00 – 17:15
Conclusions
  • Martin Konertz, Director Capability, Armament & Planning, EDA
  • Giorgio Cioni, Director A&ACAP IS-DI, NATO
The event agenda's time zone is CEST.